Making Stellenbosch University Innovation Matter

Innovus is the university industry interaction and innovation company of Stellenbosch University. Innovus is responsible for technology transfer, entrepreneurial support and development, and innovation at the university. We manage the commercialisation of the University's innovation and intellectual property portfolio through patenting, licensing and the formation of spin-out companies.




A Method for Treating Malaria
A Method for Treating Malaria
Stellenbosch University Digital Evaluation Model (SUDEM)
Stellenbosch University Digital Evaluation Model (SUDEM)
Cargo Securing Apparatus
Cargo Securing Apparatus
SharkSafeTM Shark Barrier
SharkSafeTM Shark Barrier
Hydrapatch, A Visual Indicator for Measuring the Loss of Fluid From Exercise
Hydrapatch, A Visual Indicator for Measuring the Loss of Fluid From Exercise

Our Spin-out Companies

Cargo Telematics
CUSTOS Technologies (Pty) Ltd
Diacoustic Media Devices (Pty) Ltd
Sharksafe Barriers (Pty) Ltd
SUSPI (SU Sport Performance Institute)
Stellenbosch University Nedbank LaunchLab (Pty) Ltd

Our Impact

562 Ideas Developed (2000-2017)
270 Provisional patents (2000-2017)
114 PCT applications (2000-2017)
67 Licenses (since 2013)
23 Spin-out Companies (2000-2017)
244 Number of Employees in our group of companies

Latest News

Hot enough to pop – there is a Sxuirrel in the Incubator
A trio of friends at Stellenbosch University identified a challenge that many students face; during term...
NIPMO and the IPR Act
NIPMO, IPR-PFRD – acronyms made easy, and making a difference In the gloomy shadow of countries controversies,...
A year in review – Innovus 2016
2016: more magic than a Michael Bay movie Globally, 2016 was a bit like a Michael Bay...

Success Stories

The new Innovus office at the Tygerberg campus
If you are a student at Stellenbosch University with a big idea and the skills to...
There's a Bungle in the Jungle – and it's delicious
As you may be aware from last year's newsletters, the Department of Food Sciences at Stellenbosch University...
SensiCardiac: Shazam for South African Hearts
When it comes to the art of the long and healthy life, many of us would...
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